Cindy. Dog day afternoon … in winter. Long range shot of an African Harrier Hawk (Gymnogene). Max among the geraniums. The next door neighbours recently acquired two (formally) feral kittens ( for their young son, apparently) – the wife works at the zoo so although not confirmed yet we presume this was where they came … More Bits and bobs
Female Amethyst Sunbird Benji on the front wall. Our resident Garden Orb Weaver. Hasn’t moved since she established her web among the lavender. Milkweed Locust. Mané – ”Did you see that?” Painted Lady Mr & Mrs. Flycatcher Ark
Was greeted by this sight from over the other side of the valley as I wandered to the edge of the property, coffee in hand this morning. Probably just some seasonal burning off of scrub. I hope it was nothing worse than that? What’s the buzz? Benji watching the fish Diadem. Another Thyreus (Cuckoo) Bee … More Bits n’ Bobs and odds and ends
Common Leopard – Phalanta phalantha A rare visitor indeed! Buffalo Heart Tomato – picked from the garden yesterday. Will ripen fully in a day or two. Best tasting tomatoes we have eaten. Hillbrow Post Office Tower – Saturday, After the Rain. Benji: ‘Check Diary – no appointments, have a snooze.’ Ark
Millie – Siesta Watching Cricket. Leaving on a … Jacaranda Canopy. Suburb of Kensington. Stuck on the highway. Time for tea and cake? Hillbrow Tower. Ark
(In the shed) Brown Button Spider comes out of hiding. Benji outside the shed. Moon and Friend Orb Weaver makes her web under a Strelizia Sunday 3/11/19 Ark .
Just prior to transplanting a couple of roses this morning, Benji does a quick site inspection. Ark
On her return from the vet yesterday, Bobbi was feeling a bit under the weather. Maui was on hand to give her a hug. What friends are for, right? Ark
Kammy Through Lavender. Bronze Mannikins Lemon Tree Seedlings Mikey and Millie. ”Snuggling” Bobbi and Virgil Bougainvillea Benji keeping a wary eye on Val Bobbi, Cindy keeping a few clients occupied while their cakes are being iced.
Grey Lourie in the palm tree. Ice ejected from the garden hose. Yes, it gets this cold here in Jo’burg. Half-Baked Benji Full-Baked Loaves. Straight from the oven. I am no cake baker but I can manage bread. ”Where’re you going?” Fetching a wandering Chicken. Virgil catching a few zzzzzs Chicken feather Bobbi and Dora … More Cats n’ Dogs & Bits n’ bobs
Kittens, Virgil and Millie Ark.
Winter in Jo’burg means ….